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TJ Hajj - Activities and Resources for Learning about the Hajj

 

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Dhul Hijjah 11 & 12
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Hajj Activity Bank

Many of the activities listed below

can be found throughout TJ Hajj.

 

If you are planning your own Hajj unit study activities,

 these may come in handy.

 

 

List arranged

by curriculum/subject

 

Math

  • Memorize the Islamic months

  • Compare hajj travel package prices. Find the best deal.

  • Calculate/find the distance between your home and Makkah; between the stops of the hajj rituals.

 

Geography

 

  • Make a hajj map

  • Brochure/geography guide with descriptions/pictures of each ‘stop’ on hajj |(i.e. mount Arafat, Mina, etc)

  • Be a Tour guide describing the sites of hajj in a mock hajj simulation

 

Application

  • Hajj simulation

  • Help plan/make suhoor and iftar for Dhul Hijjah 9 fasting. Make a grocery list of what will be needed. Help with the shopping.

  • Take part/view a thabihah (slaughter/sacrifice)

 

Reading

 

Creative Writing

 

  • newspaper article about hajj
  • How to make hajj paragraph/mini manual
  • Make an illustrated hajj glossary
  • Travel Itinerary for hajj trip
  • Interview someone who has made hajj
  • FAQ page w/answers
  • Make a picture book or book for young readers about hajj
  • Make Diary/journal entries for a pilgrim
  • Hajj poems
  • Hajj riddles
  • Make a  hajj photo album from online pictures (complete with captions)
  • make billboard collage/advertisement for hajj
  • Make a hajj quiz/test
  • Make a Hajj Jeopardy game

 

Oral Presentation

  • Report "live" from the scene at one of the sites of hajj (audio/record)

Memorization

  • Memorize/read hajj related ayaat or ahadith

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TJ Hajj Learning Activity Topics

Virtues of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah
A History of the Hajj
Pillars and Wajibaat of Hajj
Preparing for Hajj
Dhul Hijjah 8 - The Day of Talbiyyah
Dhul Hijjah 9 - Yawmul Arafat
The Prophet's Farewell Sermon
Dhul Hijjah 10 - Eid ul Adha
Dhul Hijjah 11 & 12
Hajj Narratives

 

Activity Ideas for:

Math

Geography

Application

Reading

Application

Oral Presentation

Memorization

 

Links to offsite activity ideas for kids:

Hajj Lessons

Lots of worksheets, puzzles, and games for kids!

 

Hajj Activities

Hajj related activities for across the curriculum

 

 

This page last updated:

Saturday January 20, 2007

TJ Hajj Pages

• TJ Hajj Home •
• About TJ Hajj •
• Getting Started •
• Hajj Activity Bank •
• Hajj Links •
• The Islamic Calendar •
• First Ten Days •
• A History of the Hajj •
• Preparing for Hajj •
• Dhul Hijjah 8 •
• Dhul Hijjah 9 •
• Farewell Sermon •
• Dhul Hijjah 10 •
• Dhul Hijjah 11 & 12 •
• Hajj Narratives •

 

 

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